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Preventive Conservation of Photography

Online course:

Type – E-Learning (with tutor)

Price - 52€

Payment - Paypal pagan

Duration – 35  hours (estimated time)

Start Date – immediately after confirmation of payment

Schedule – free (on line 24/7)

Author – Yolanda Silva (view CV abstract)

Certificate - Certificate, with information concerning the final score and skills worked. Learn more about certificates


Who takes this Course?

The course can serve publics of multiple backgrounds, from professionals who need an initial approach to the preventive conservation of photography, to those who wish to promote the longevity of their family photos and albums.


Learning Objectives

◌ Recognise and distinguish the concepts of preservation, conservation and restoration.

◌ Identify and recognise the structure of a photograph (within its different types).

◌ Identify and recognise the most commonly found types of photographs.

◌ Recognise the main factors of common deterioration of photography.

◌ Apply a program destined to control environment and pest infestations.

◌ Recognise the practice of handling procedures and identify the more suitable storage systems for each type of photograph.

◌ Develop and maintain a preservation program for the photographic collection, suited to the types of photographs to which it is destined. 


Course Topics

1. Preservation/Conservation/Restoration

2. Photography: concept, structure and most common typologies

3. Common deterioration factors (internal and external)

4. Environment and pest control

5. Best practices: Handling and Packaging systems

6. The Preservation Program



In order to perform your registration, please fill out the registration form on the right and click "complete pre-registration".


Your access credentials to the course (code, username and password) will be sent up to 24 hours after payment confirmation.


The course is successfully completed if the participant obtains a score equal to or higher than 50%. In this case, the student will be awarded with a Certificate, with information concerning the final score and skills worked.


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